November 11, 2015

Guthan an Iar

peer-jpgFollowing on the 2013-14 Ceòlas EOST project, which investigated the oral song tradition in Uist in the context of other European traditions, Guthan an Iar was set up as a song group in Uist. The well-received CD ‘Gaoth an Iar’, featuring numerous well-known Uist singers as well as Guthan an Iar, featuring a range of songs from the contemporary Uist song tradition.

The group helps to continue this inheritance, learning and performing songs within the style and tradition current within the community and are seen at various cèilidhs and concerts from Èirisgeidh to Loch nam Madadh, and further afield.

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